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Man given 20 years, no parole in wife killing

Posted: 11/09/2011 - The plea bargain was approved Wednesday, allowing 28-year-old John Bradley Wiser to plead guilty in the beating and strangulation death of his wife Shannon Wiser in front of her two young sons.

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Purse snatch suspect caught by shrubs

Posted: 11/09/2011 - A city police report stated officers arrested 18-year-old Cody Scott Smith after a woman's purse was grabbed from her shopping cart at Rugged Warehouse.

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Dying woman's statement save boyfriend life term

Posted: 11/09/2011 - A plea agreement under which Jarvis Payne pleaded guilty to second-degree murder brought him a 15-year sentence pronounced by Shelby County Criminal Court Judge W. Mark Ward on Tuesday.

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Sheriff's Dept. searching for Kwik Shop robber

Posted: 11/08/2011 - The Knox Co. Sheriff's Office is looking for the man who robbed an east Knox County convenience store shortly after nine o'clock on Monday night.

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Son of accused pawn shop shooter shocked. One man is dead.

Updated: 11/08/2011 - Hospital officials confirmed that one of the men shot in the South Clinton Pawn Shop early Monday afternoon has died. Larry Snellings, 58, had been shot at close range during a struggle over a shotgun, Clinton police said.

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Cousins seek separate trials in pastor slaying

Posted: 11/07/2011 - Two cousins charged in the torture slaying of a Chattanooga pastor have blamed each other and are asking a judge for separate trials, but the prosecutor says one trial is enough.

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Over $40,000 missing from Johnson Co. Mayor's Office

Posted: 11/07/2011 - An audit of the Johnson Co. Mayor's Office finds more than $40,000 worth of solid waste transfer station fees were misappropriated, according to the state Comptroller's Office.

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Last two Luttrell School break in suspects captured

Updated: 11/07/2011 - Deputies with the Union Co. Sheriff's Office captured the last two suspects they believe were involved in the break in at Luttrell Elementary School in late October.

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Sneedville woman faces TennCare fraud charges

Posted: 11/04/2011 - A Hancock Co. woman is facing two counts of TennCare Fraud for allegedly selling prescription drugs partially paid for through the program, the Office of the Inspector General announced on Friday.

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Woman charged with killing twins has bond hearing

Posted: 11/04/2011 - A Tennessee judge is allowing a woman charged with smothering her newborn twins in September to remain free on $250,000 bond despite a positive test for drug use.

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Idaho fugitive captured in east Tennessee

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Cecil Randall Jordan was wanted by the Idaho Dept. of Corrections for a parole conviction that stemmed from the attempted strangulation of a former girlfriend in 2005.

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Deputies find van full of moonshine

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Deputies in Whitley County were told to keep an eye out for Bob Crawford, 54, of Tennessee, but what they didn't know they'd find in his burgundy van was more than 20 gallons of illegal alcohol.

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Inskip school shooter sentenced to 56 years

Updated: 11/03/2011 - In February 2010, Mark Foster walked into Inskip Elementary and shot Elisa Luna and Amy Brace. Thursday Foster spoke on his own behalf, during his sentencing hearing.

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Faker of nuclear reactor records gets probation

Posted: 11/03/2011 - An electrician charged with falsifying inspection records at an unfinished nuclear reactor in Tennessee has been sentenced to two years of probation and 100 hours of community service.

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Another break in the Luttrell Elementary break-in

Updated: 11/03/2011 - The Union Co. Sheriff's Office arrested two more people in connection with the break in at Luttrell Elementary School late last month - and a department spokesperson says they aren't done yet.

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